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Affection

feeling or emotion

Mention is made of “vile affections” (Rom. 1:26) and “inordinate affection” (Col. 3:5).

Christians are exhorted to set their affections on things above (Col. 3:2).

There is a distinction between natural and spiritual or gracious affections (Ezek. 33:32).